Monday, 5 December, 2022
TopicTerrorism

Topic: Terrorism

66 confirmed Indian-origin fighters affiliated with ISIS: US report on terrorism

The report, presented by the US State Department report, also stated that no foreign terrorist fighters were repatriated to India last year.

Terrorist groups targeting India continue to operate from Pakistan, says US report on terrorism

Report released by US State Department added that Afghan Taliban, Haqqani network (HQN), Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) continued to operate from Pakistani territory.

Like it won 1971 war, India will also win war against Pakistan-induced terrorism: Rajnath Singh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh Sunday also said that the 1971 war showed that India's division in the name of religion was a "historic mistake".

Beyond controversial excerpt, Manish Tewari’s book is no-holds-barred look at UPA during 26/11

MP Manish Tewari's new book, released last week, talks about Congress-led UPA govt’s 'hesitancy in communication', and rationale behind subsequent dealings with Pakistan.

SIM cards, chats, CCTV — how police linked duo killed in Hyderpora with ‘Pakistani terrorist’

Police sources say they recovered a SIM card from suspected Pakistani terrorist killed in Hyderpora on 15 Nov. It was registered in the name of alleged Lashkar operative’s father.

India dropped the ball in Kashmir, but it can’t afford to along the LAC

For those who have been following the Kashmir and India-China developments closely, both outcomes are no surprise.

FATF keeps Pakistan in grey list, adds Turkey, says Afghanistan ‘a concern’

The Financial Action Task Force says Pakistan has to ‘demonstrate’ it has taken action and effectively prosecuted UN-designated terrorists such as Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammed.

Lashkar offshoot circulated ‘how to target non-locals’ document month before Kashmir killings

In the document, The Resistance Front (TRF) also threatened to target civilians who help non-locals, & officials who help them get domicile certificates.

Kashmiris not involved in civilian killings, says Farooq Abdullah, alleges ploy to defame Valley

National Conference president Farooq Abdullah Sunday said the civilian attacks were carried out under a conspiracy to defame Kashmiris, and disturb the Valley's peaceful atmosphere.

Geelani’s grandson sacked from J&K govt job for ‘aiding terror activities’

Anees-ul-Islam allegedly appointed to a gazetted-grade equivalent position in govt-funded & controlled SKICC as part of deal to bring down violence after Burhan Wani’s killing.

On Camera

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PM Modi pays tribute to Dr Rajendra Prasad on his birth anniversary

What explains Modi’s silence as states fight on, relations with Centre worsen

Whether it's Karnataka-Maharahstra or Assam-Meghalaya, Modi govt's reluctance to get dragged into border disputes is self-defeating.
Representational Image.| Pixabay

Rupee to hover near weaker side of 81/dollar, bond yields await RBI’s monetary policy decision

The rupee ended last week at 81.3175 per dollar but underperformed its Asian peers due to strong demand for the greenback from corporates.

Defence

Russian President Vladimir Putin with Chinese President Xi Jinping. (Photo Credit - Reuters)

In western arms sanctions on Russia, China’s arms industry could stand to gain

The arms export embargoes on Moscow could create an opportunity for Beijing to supply arms to countries like Myanmar, which are heavily dependent on Russian arms.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.